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  • clearly defined or identified.
    E.g. savings were made by increasing the electricity supply only until it met specific development needs
  • relating to species or a species.
    E.g. the differences between them can only be on the specific level
  • (of a duty or a tax) levied at a fixed rate per physical unit of the thing taxed, regardless of its price.
  • of or denoting a number equal to the ratio of the value of some property of a given substance to the value of the same property of some other substance used as a reference, such as water, or of a vacuum, under equivalent conditions.
    E.g. specific dielectric strength
  • a medicine or remedy effective in treating a particular disease or part of the body.
    E.g. he grasped at the idea as though she had offered him a specific for cancer
  • a precise detail.
    E.g. I wish I'd put more thought into the specifics

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